Question About Prime's Application Process

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PackRat's Comment
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That's what I did, Doug. School at Careers World Wide, then to CRST after. Team driving there was not my cup of tea.

Doug C.'s Comment
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I'm aware CRST teams.

Doug C.'s Comment
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I might like team driving. I guess it all depends on how they match their teams.

G-Town's Comment
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I might like team driving. I guess it all depends on how they match their teams.

...and if you are able to get a decent 8 hours of sleep on the rolling rattle-trap. I could never adjust. To each, their own.

Doug C.'s Comment
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After calling Prime again this morning I was told that my application was rejected because of 2 years without work history, I tried to explain but the recruiter told me it didn't matter because they had a lot of other applicants to pick from. So anyway guess that's that. More and more it's looking like I'll go with CRST. No matter where I windup I will do my best. My attitude and commitment are what's most important. I'm excited and can't with to get started on the journey.

G-Town's Comment
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This might be a good read for you Doug...

MillionMiler’s CRST Diary

Good luck!

Doug C.'s Comment
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Thanks G-Town. I'm reading it now. Also I'm going to download those link for the pre-trip. Thanks.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
JJlearner's Comment
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After calling Prime again this morning I was told that my application was rejected because of 2 years without work history,

Yes. I think you didn't mention here about your work history before. Prime is really serious about that. I got laid off few months ago and I had to email prime so much paper work. I think Swift is more strict about this than prime and if I remeber correctly they wanted me to send attested copies of all the paper work.

Doug C.'s Comment
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I didn't mention work history because I didn't know it was an issue. Live and learn. The lapse was due to an eye problem. I developed an aggressive cataract in my left eye and went totally blind in it. However, last April I was able to get insurance that made it possible to have surgery. I couldn't even drive at night and my depth perception was really bad. A year ago there was no way I could have ever considered learning to drive a truck. But I did have the surgery and my sight was restored to 20/40. Now I can see everything again. I am currently working as the assistant maintance man here at our complex.

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